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CONSULTING INTERN - GERMAN AMERICAN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE: Research To Expand The Global Market In America

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Kristen is a consulting intern for the German American Chamber of Commerce. Her job entails conducting research and writing papers for German companies to give them insight into the American market. When a German company decides to bring their business to America, the Chamber of Commerce helps them in establishing their company here. She is still a student in university and is currently fulfilling her internship abroad requirement that is part of her degree in Germany.

Job Title: Consulting Intern
Employer: German American Chamber of Commerce

Job Summary: Market Research Analysts and Marketing Specialists

Job Description

Market research analysts study market conditions in local, regional, or national areas to examine potential sales of a product or service. They help companies understand what products people want, who will buy them, and at what price. Market research analysts work in nearly every industry. They may work with the public to gather information and data, but they generally work at a computer, collecting and analyzing marketing data and preparing reports.

On-the-Job Training

short-term on-the-job training

Certification Requirement
Recommended by the Professional Researcher Certification (PRC).

Quick Facts

Average salary
Average salary
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$35,000 - $115,000
Projected job growth
Projected Job Growth
35 to 45 percent
Typical schedule
Typical schedule
Full-time
Typical workplace
Typical workplace
Office, Travel, Indoor
Personal qualities
Personal Qualities
Detail oriented, Problem solving skills, Analytical skills, Written communication skills, Verbal communication skills, Organizational skills

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m='13770'>doing</span> <span m='14080'>a</span> <span m='14500'>consulting</span> <span m='15090'>internship,</span> <span m='15750'>which</span> <span m='15960'>means</span> <span m='16420'>that</span> <span m='16690'>I</span> <span m='16980'>conduct</span> <span m='17270'>a</span> <span m='17540'>lot</span> <span m='17620'>of</span> <span m='17990'>research.</span> <span m='19580'>I'm</span> <span m='19860'>writing</span> <span m='20230'>papers,</span> <span m='20920'>basically,</span> <span m='21610'>for</span> <span m='22680'>German</span> <span m='23060'>companies.</span> <span m='24550'>So--</span> <span m='24900'>about</span> <span m='25280'>renewable</span> <span m='26060'>energy,</span> <span m='26790'>about</span> <span m='27370'>IT,</span> <span m='28510'>so</span> <span m='29010'>that</span> <span m='29420'>they</span> <span m='29660'>can</span> <span m='30370'>get</span> <span m='30540'>an insight</span> <span m='31860'>into</span> <span m='32540'>what</span> <span m='32750'>the</span> <span m='33010'>American</span> <span m='33450'>market</span> <span m='33770'>looks</span> <span m='34060'>like.</span> </p><p><span m='34440'>And</span> <span m='34550'>if they</span> <span m='34690'>see</span> <span m='35480'>chances,</span> <span m='36320'>opportunities</span> <span m='36960'>or</span> <span m='37070'>risks</span> <span m='37510'>here,</span> <span m='38210'>it's worth</span> <span m='38520'>coming</span> <span m='38740'>here.</span> <span m='39980'>So</span> <span m='40120'>if</span> <span m='40260'>they</span> <span m='40480'>decide</span> <span m='40870'>to</span> <span m='40980'>come</span> <span m='41270'>here,</span> <span m='42390'>we</span> <span m='42550'>sort</span> <span m='42810'>of</span> <span m='42900'>help</span> <span m='43240'>them</span> <span m='43490'>establish</span> <span m='43900'>their</span> <span m='44060'>company</span> <span m='44690'>or</span> <span m='44810'>a</span> <span m='44930'>subsidiary</span> <span m='45870'>or</span> <span m='46650'>launch</span> <span m='47000'>their</span> <span m='47080'>product</span> <span m='47560'>or</span> <span m='47700'>export</span> <span m='48110'>their</span> <span m='48240'>products</span> <span m='48720'>here.</span> </p><p><span m='49530'>I'm</span> <span m='49710'>still</span> <span m='50110'>a</span> <span m='50546'>student.</span> <span m='51420'>I'm</span> <span m='51740'>in</span> <span m='52010'>my</span> <span m='52160'>last</span> <span m='52506'>semester</span> <span m='53200'>of</span> <span m='53570'>my</span> <span m='53810'>bachelor's degree,</span> <span m='55300'>which</span> <span m='55550'>means</span> <span m='55940'>in</span> <span m='56355'>the</span> <span m='57020'>last</span> <span m='57330'>semester I</span> <span m='57480'>have to</span> <span m='57580'>do</span> <span m='57770'>an internship</span> <span m='58270'>abroad.</span> <span m='58820'>So</span> <span m='59770'>I</span> <span m='59970'>wrote</span> <span m='60270'>a</span> <span m='60300'>lot</span> <span m='60560'>of</span> <span m='60680'>applications,</span> <span m='61660'>many</span> <span m='62065'>to</span> <span m='63010'>companies</span> <span m='63280'>in</span> <span m='63550'>Asia</span> <span m='64050'>but</span> <span m='64269'>also</span> <span m='64580'>here</span> <span m='65000'>in the</span> <span m='65440'>US.</span> <span m='65880'>And</span> <span m='66280'>so</span> <span m='67630'>one</span> <span m='67810'>day</span> <span m='67990'>I</span> <span m='68140'>found</span> <span m='68460'>this</span> <span m='69240'>job</span> <span m='70130'>offer</span> <span m='70810'>on</span> <span m='70990'>the</span> <span m='71120'>internet,</span> <span m='71650'>on</span> <span m='71760'>a</span> <span m='72030'>website.</span> <span m='72400'>And I</span> <span m='72770'>just</span> <span m='73020'>applied.</span> <span m='73560'>And</span> <span m='74130'>I</span> <span m='74260'>had</span> <span m='74480'>a</span> <span m='74510'>phone</span> <span m='74920'>call,</span> <span m='75880'>for</span> <span m='76070'>having an</span> <span m='76270'>interview</span> <span m='77160'>and</span> <span m='77910'>finally</span> <span m='78660'>they</span> <span m='78830'>took</span> <span m='79110'>me.</span> <span m='79310'>And</span> <span m='80212'>I'm</span> <span m='80570'>really</span> <span m='80800'>glad</span> <span m='81070'>I'm</span> <span m='81190'>here.</span> </p><p><span m='81680'>What</span> <span m='82080'>I</span> <span m='82495'>wish</span> <span m='82910'>I</span> <span m='83000'>would have</span> <span m='83370'>told</span> <span m='83540'>myself</span> <span m='84030'>when</span> <span m='84520'>I</span> <span m='84680'>was</span> <span m='85020'>younger</span> <span m='85280'>was,</span> <span m='86400'>maybe</span> <span m='86660'>I</span> <span m='86720'>should</span> <span m='86960'>have</span> <span m='87170'>learned</span> <span m='87520'>Spanish</span> <span 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m='103110'>can</span> <span m='103350'>speak</span> <span m='103730'>it.</span> <span m='103780'>You can</span> <span m='104140'>talk</span> <span m='104370'>to</span> <span m='104530'>people.</span> <span m='105580'>Especially</span> <span m='105990'>in</span> <span m='106080'>the US,</span> <span m='106180'>it's</span> <span m='106580'>really</span> <span m='106790'>important</span> <span m='107190'>because</span> <span m='107540'>there are a</span> <span m='107640'>lot</span> <span m='107800'>of</span> <span m='107880'>Mexican</span> <span m='108330'>people,</span> <span m='108540'>a</span> <span m='108990'>lot of</span> <span m='109030'>international</span> <span m='109570'>students.</span> </p>","file":{"id":255800,"video_id":"2700793248001","name":"70167880","duration":111040,"thumbnail_url":null}});